Articles about Govinda

Govinda is an Indian actor, dancer, comedian, and former politician, who is well-known for his work in the Hindi film industry. He is popularly known for his comedy-related roles, dancing skills, and slapstick performances. Govinda has appeared in more than 165 Hindi films in his acting career. He is the recipient of several accolades including a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian and two Filmfare Special Awards. He has also received nominations for 12 Filmfare Awards. In 1999, a BBC News Online poll voted him as the tenth greatest star of screen or stage in the last thousand years. He started his acting career by appearing as a dancing and action hero in the 1980s. In 1986, Govinda made his Bollywood debut with ‘Ilzaam.’ Following this, he went on to deliver several hit films like ‘Hatya,’ ‘Jeete Hain Shaan Se,’ ‘Do Qaidi,’ ‘Love 86,’ and ‘Hum.’ In 1989, he worked with director David Dhawan in ‘Taaqatwar’ following which the duo went on to deliver successful comedy hits. His comedy debut came with the 1992 romantic comedy film ‘Shola Aur Shabnam.’ Govinda was also a member of the Parliament from 2004-2009. He appears as a judge on the Bengali dance reality show ‘Dance Bangla Dance,’ as of 2021.

07 Jun 2022

Bollywood News
Ekta Kapoor birthday: Looking at TV czarina's 5 career milestones

Dubbed the "Queen of Indian Television," Ekta Kapoor needs no introduction.

13 Jan 2022

Music Review
'Hello' review: Fans of Govinda, steer clear of this!

Govinda has released a third single on his official YouTube channel, Govinda Royalles.

24 Sep 2021

Is Govinda's son Yashvardhan prepping for his big Bollywood debut?

Popular actor Govinda's son Yashvardhan is gearing up to make his debut in Bollywood soon.

04 Jun 2021

KRK's 'Govinda Bhai' in tweet isn't the Govinda we know?

Self-proclaimed critic Kamaal R Khan, aka KRK, has tweeted to clarify that the "Govinda Bhai" whom he thanked some days ago on Twitter, is not Bollywood's Govinda.

04 Apr 2021

Bollywood News
Actor Govinda tests positive for COVID-19; has mild symptoms

Govinda has become the latest Bollywood celebrity to test positive for COVID-19.

29 Dec 2020

Bollywood News
'Coolie No. 1' becomes the second worst-rated movie on IMDb

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan-starrer Coolie No. 1 has become the second lowest-rated movie on the online rating platform IMDb.

26 Dec 2020

Bollywood News
Had to: Anurag Basu on dropping Govinda from 'Jagga Jasoos'

Director Anurag Basu has opened up about his 2017-movie Jagga Jasoos and revealed why he had to cut Govinda's role.

05 Dec 2020

Akshay Kumar
Sara Ali Khan defends "problematic" plot of 'Coolie No. 1'

Actor Sara Ali Khan is all set for the release of her upcoming movie, a remake of the 1995 comedy film Coolie No. 1, with Varun Dhawan.

25 Jun 2020

Govinda's son Yashvardhan meets with a car accident

Bollywood actor Govinda's son Yashvardhan Ahuja on Wednesday met with a car accident in Mumbai, according to reports.

07 Apr 2020

Bollywood News
Varun Dhawan's 'Coolie No. 1' to be postponed?

Fans of Varun Dhawan, who have been impatiently waiting for his next film, will have to wait a tad longer.

28 Jan 2020

Bollywood News
Ganesh Acharya accused of forcing woman to watch porn videos

A 33-year-old woman has filed a police complaint against National Award-winning choreographer Ganesh Acharya, accusing him of traumatic abuse, allegedly depriving her of work, demanding commission and forcing her to watch "adult videos".

18 Sep 2019

Varun Dhawan
Makers suffered Rs. 2.5cr loss in 'Coolie No. 1' fire

Days after a massive fire broke on the sets of Varun Dhawan's Coolie No. 1, it's now reported that the producers have suffered a big loss in the mishap.

30 Jul 2019

Was offered a role in 'Avatar,' but I rejected: Govinda

Has Govinda become delusional or is he trying to steal the limelight?

07 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi
Jaya, Hema, and Urmila: Neta or abhineta?

This election season is not only about political power but star power as well. Though this isn't the first time cine stars jumped into the political arena, thanks to social media their moves are being heavily scrutinized.

24 Jan 2019

Krushna Abhishek
Govinda's nephew Janmendra Ahuja found dead in Versova flat

In a shocking turn of events, Govinda's 34-year old nephew Janmendra Ahuja was found dead in his Versova flat on Thursday morning.

09 Jan 2019

Kader Khan's death: Govinda reacts to son Sarfaraz's statement

The year 2019 started on a sad note for Bollywood as Kader Khan passed away on New Years eve in Canada.

03 Jan 2019

Kader Khan's son: Govinda didn't call us even once

Veteran actor Kader Khan, who died due to prolonged illness on New Year's Eve, was buried in Canada today.

03 Jan 2019

Kader Khan funeral: Veteran actor to be buried in Canada

Kader Khan's death came as a big shock for Bollywood lovers.

02 Jan 2019

Govinda mourns 'ustaad' Kader Khan's demise, pens heart-breaking note

The year 2019 started on a sad note for Bollywood lovers as veteran actor Kader Khan breathed his last on Tuesday. He was 81.

11 Nov 2018

Bollywood News
#RangeelaRaja controversy: Some people are conspiring against me, claims Govinda

After the box office failure of his last release 'FryDay', Govinda is back with another movie 'Rangeela Raja' and he has high hopes from it.

09 Sep 2018

Celebrity News
I would not mind a film on my life: Govinda

He ruled the box office in the '90s and early 2000s but Govinda has not been able to recreate that success for quite some time now.

14 Jun 2018

Govinda and Dancing Uncle's performance is just what we needed

The viral video of Sanjeev Shrivastava has taken him places (literally!), and he met his inspiration Govinda on the sets of Colors' show 'Dance Deewane', recently.

01 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh
Meet the man whose dance gives Govinda a run-for-his-money

A video of a middle-aged man dancing to Govinda and Neelam's song 'May se Meena se na Saqi se' has gone viral on the Internet.

29 May 2018

Vijay Mallya
Govinda to play Vijay Mallya in Pahlaj Nihalani's next movie

Pahlaj Nihalani, the former head of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), is all set to make a film on the life of absconding businessman Vijay Mallya.